Having the Chief Rabbinate is like having the Pope in control of not only the Catholics, but also the Episcopalians, Baptists, Adventists, Presbyterians, Methodists, etc.,et al. They are all christians, just as the Orthodox, Ultra-orthodox, Reform, Conservative and Secular are all Jews. And just as many Christian denominations agree to disagree, so should the various branches of Judaism. There is much more that joins them than separates them.
Gunmen in Egypt kill guard outside Niger embassy (Reuters)
from the article: Abolish Israel’s Chief Rabbinate